Rifat gained his bachelor’s degree from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Faculty of Human Science, majoring in Political Science. He started his professional experience in public affairs and public policy fields during his undergraduate degree, where he joined a think tank firm in Kuala Lumpur as an intern. After graduation, he pursued his career at a public affairs company based in Jakarta to enrich his experience in consulting. Apart from public affairs and public policy-related matters, he also demonstrated his interest in entrepreneurship by participating in the Hult Prize Business Competition during his undergraduate. He won the first position at the university level and went to represent his university at the regional level.
His experience in public affairs has been built since his undergraduate, where he joined a think tank firm in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. During the three months of his internship as a researcher, he was involved in various activities, such as organizing high-level summits and participating in focus group discussions and policy recommendations.
After gaining his bachelor’s degree, he joined a public affairs consulting firm based in Jakarta. For almost two years, he was involved in several projects, where he mainly served in policy advisory and media engagement for various sectors ranging from the manufacturing industry to non-governmental organizations. In addition, as an analyst at Kiroyan Partners, he is highly involved in regulatory tracking, issue monitoring, and corporate communication.
Bachelor of Human Science, majoring in Political Science, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2019).
other team members
Executive Chairman & Chief Consultant
Noke Kiroyan has several decades of experience in senior management with top-performing multinational corporations. His cross-cultural communication skills and background in senior management allow him to blend local knowledge with modern managerial know-how and devise business solutions with socio-cultural acumen.
Vania’s passion for the consulting industry started in university when she interned at a boutique law firm in Jakarta. Through her internship period, she gained invaluable knowledge and skills in public affairs, strategic communications and media relations. With an enthusiastic professional outlook and thirst for learning and self-development, Vania completes the dynamic of the consulting team at Kiroyan Partners
Public Policy & Stakeholder Management Specialist
Adi is well-versed in public policy and stakeholder management discourse due to his avid interest in public policy and politics. He has vast experience in conducting qualitative studies and stakeholder mapping and analysis for private and non-profit sectors.